A Faraway Island by Annika Thor (Reg. $6.99)

A Faraway Island by Annika Thor (Reg. $6.99)
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    This bestselling novel from Sweden enriches the canon of the Jewish experience during World War II. Many may not know that following Kristallnacht in Germany in 1938, Sweden took in 500 Jewish children from Germany, Austria, and Czechoslovakia. All came without their parents. A Faraway Island is the fictional account of two sisters from Vienna, who were relocated to different foster families on an island in the Goteborg archipelago. A moving novel about war, displacement, and the universal joys and sorrows of growing up. Ages 8-12. Paperback. 248 pgs.